The Best & Worst

Location
Glenside, PA
Undergrads
2,154
Tuition
$35,620
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    The study abroad opportunities available to every student, beginning the first year
  2. 2
    Small class sizes
  3. 3
    Awesome mix of all kinds of people from every background
  4. 4
    The campus has such history-plus, who doesn't want to go to school next to a genuine castle?
  5. 5
    Financial aid is given to almost every student.
  6. 6
    Guaranteed housing for first-year students
  7. 7
    Located close to Philadelphia
  8. 8
    Very helpful staff
  9. 9
    Mr. Beaver pageant!
  10. 10
    Visiting artists and writers every year

Facts & Statistics

Knowledgeable Professors
93% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
59% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Big Dorms
60% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Accepting Campus Community
72% of students surveyed said that the campus community as a whole is very accepting of members of minority groups.
Safe Campus
58% of students surveyed said that they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.
Learn from the Best
87% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    High tuition
  2. 2
    Relatively small campus
  3. 3
    Sometimes, it gets boring seeing the same people and not having much to do on campus.
  4. 4
    Getting housing for the next semester is a difficult and confusing process.
  5. 5
    No football team or cheerleading squad
  6. 6
    The Kuch Center Gym
  7. 7
    Large population of female students
  8. 8
    Parking spaces close to where you want to be are rare.
  9. 9
    Though it's easy to qualify for work-study, a lot of people never get a job.
  10. 10
    Without a car, one must get around primarily on public transportation.

Facts & Statistics

Expensive
Tuition is a steep $35,620, one of the most expensive rates in the country.
Expensive Dorms
Living on campus doesn't come cheap, with an average housing price tag of $8,680.
Don't Move Off Campus
Average off-campus housing is a steep $18,480.
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